Using the donations we have received, we have been able to:
Supplies for Volunteer Firefighters
Provide 50 firefighting suits and firefighting tools, as well as water, food, and supplies to more than 100 Bolivian volunteer firefighters and park rangers as they worked together to extinguish the fires.
Support the protection of and firefighting activities in 6 protected areas that were directly affected by the widespread fires in Bolivia, which cover over 17 million of acres of vulnerable and unique ecosystems.
Provide much-needed supplies and maintenance for the vehicles used to mobilize Bolivian fire brigades and park rangers to where the fires were at their worst, for the entire 3 months of the emergency.
Food Supplies for Volunteer Firefighters
Create 12 real-time, fact-based satellite reports of the fires across the Amazon (with a special focus on Brazil and Bolivia) – dispelling myths and giving policymakers, government officials, the media, and the general public up-to-date information on what was actually happening on the ground.
Provide drone overflights in Peru to analyze the impact of the fires in the region and report this vital information to local governments and affected communities.
Food for native species
Provide food for native species whose food sources were destroyed by the fires
Advance our conservation work in the Amazon to ensure the present and future protection of conservation areas and indigenous reserves, that helps governments and local people prevent fires and deforestation from happening in the first place.